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This ongoing course meets on the second and fourth Monday of the month, 10:30 a.m. - noon. To register, call the library at 410-822-1626. Upon registration, you will receive a Zoom invitation and a writing assignment which will be read and discussed during the next session. 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Mon, Jun 13th.

Actived: Friday May 20, 2022

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Library Event Calendar

Posted: (53 years ago) This ongoing course meets on the second and fourth Monday of the month, 10:30 a.m. - noon. To register, call the library at 410-822-1626. Upon registration, you will receive a Zoom invitation and a writing assignment which will be read and discussed during the next session. 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Mon, May 23rd.

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Wandering Through the Jungles of the Talbot County Free Library

Posted: (53 years ago) Oct 04, 2020 · At the time, of course, the jungles of South America were still home to thousands, perhaps tens of thousands, of uncontacted Native Americans. If I really wanted to be what I lovingly thought of in those innocent, politically incorrect days as “a wild Indian,” I could always run off to the Amazon. But actually going to South America, trying ...

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Library Event Calendar

Posted: (53 years ago) May 10, 2022 · During sessions, each participant will share their 500-word essay assigned during the prior session. Writing takes place at home, and stories will be read and discussed during class time. This ongoing course meets on the second and fourth Monday of the month, 10:30 a.m. - noon. To register, call the library at 410-822-1626.

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An Encounter at the Talbot County Free Library

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 07, 2019 · It wasn't much, of course, indeed it was little better than conventional, but, under the circumstances, it was the best I had to offer. And the woman was gracious enough to shake her head, wipe her eyes and, smiling, tell me it was all …

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Library Event

Posted: (53 years ago) During sessions, each participant will share their 500-word essay assigned during the prior session. Writing takes place at home, and stories will be read and discussed during class time. This ongoing course meets on the second and fourth Monday of the month, 10:30 a.m. - noon. To register, call the library at 410-822-1626.

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Talbot County Free Library

Posted: (53 years ago) MY Tech Clinic--Free Hands-On Tech Help. Main Library. Sat, May 14th 2:00 PM.

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The Music of the Spheres at the Talbot County Free Library

Posted: (53 years ago) Oct 01, 2017 · And sharing, of course, is what the Talbot County Free Library is all about. I went home happy that night. I think many people did. Contact Us | | | Library News. Easton. 100 W. Dover St. Easton, MD 21601 410 822 1626. St. Michaels. 106 Fremont St. …

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Job Position: Administrative Assistant

Posted: (53 years ago) Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a Bachelor's degree; additional course work in human resources/administrative skills preferred; three to five years of related administrative experience. Physical and Environmental Conditions: Work typically requires light physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes, or equipment.

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Old Books, New Lessons at the Talbot County Free Library

Posted: (53 years ago) Sep 06, 2020 · It isn't every day that a novel seriously affects the course of a nation's history (Uncle Tom's Cabin being the only other example that springs immediately to mind), and I resolved to read the book and plug yet another hole in …

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New Connections at the Talbot County Free Library

Posted: (53 years ago) Jan 05, 2020 · There are all the obvious advantages, of course, the primary one being the collection itself. The world's thoughts, memories, and dreams stand all around you-tall, quiet, unassuming and sure. It's as if you lived in civilization's brain: walk over here, touch that shelf, and a new set of synapses regarding, say, Tibetan Buddhism blaze into ...

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The Library's Secret Treasure Trove

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 06, 2008 · And non-fiction is, of course, full of books that would lend credence to such a notion, books about real estate law and automobile repair and differential equations and ductwork. But those of us who shelve for a living—who have to lift and tote all the books our community reads, weigh them one against another—we know better. We know adult ...

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Some Notes on Writing from the Talbot County Free Library

Posted: (53 years ago) Dec 03, 2017 · But of course you can't rely only on that. You have to work at it too, sometimes beat your head against it. I have spent over half a century now in harness to the craft of writing; out of stubbornness alone I should have learned something: how to turn a corner nicely, plow a row that runs straight and true. ...

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The Definitive Frederick Douglass Biography Comes to Talbot …

Posted: (53 years ago) Nov 04, 2018 · Home > About > Bill Peak's Library Column > The One That Didn't Get Away at the Talbot County Free Library. The Definitive Frederick Douglass Biography Comes to Talbot County by Bill Peak. I first encountered Yale's David Blight as a featured historian on one of Public Television's "American Experience" documentaries.

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Missed Opportunities Redeemed at the Talbot County Free Library

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 01, 2018 · Later, of course, I could have kicked myself. I had a twenty in my wallet. I could have given that to the mother. Heck, I could have used my debit card to buy a week's groceries for the little family. But I hadn't. In the embarrassment of the moment the best I had been able to do was to offer her my absence; I'd scurried off thinking I was ...

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COVID-19, Our Community, and the Library

Posted: (53 years ago) Jun 07, 2020 · Home > About > Bill Peak's Library Column > COVID-19, Our Community, and the Library. COVID-19, Our Community, and the Library by Bill Peak. As I write this, a dear friend lies dying in the hospital. A man with a ready smile, a warm intelligence, a self-deprecating sense of humor, and a firm commitment—based upon faith—to serve his community, this man is not my …

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Poetry About Children

Posted: (53 years ago) Beating a smooth course for the right window And clearing the sill of the world. It is always a matter, my darling, Of life or death, as I had forgotten. I wish What I wished you before, but harder. —Richard Wilbur—

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A Day Grows Challenging at the Talbot County Free Library

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 15, 2019 · Home > About > Bill Peak's Library Column > A Day Grows Challenging at the Talbot County Free Library. A Day Grows Challenging at the Talbot County Free Library by Bill Peak. There are plenty of people who prefer warm weather. Florida, Arizona, Southern California, that's where they want to live.

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William Hughlett Land and Legal Papers

Posted: (53 years ago) Papers assembled for, or made in the course of establishing William Hughlett's lands in Talbot County, especially around Bullingbrook Creek, ca. 1800-1850, with copies and originals of deeds and other land papers dating from ca. 1670.Included are copies of papers in Land Office; County Court and Chancery cases, legal memoranda and correspondence relating to the same.

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Edward Lloyd III, The Councillor, 1711-1770.

Posted: (53 years ago) Lloyd, as councillor, participated in the framing of the comprehensive act of 1763, the expiration of which in 1770 was the occasion of the impolitic course of the Governor that wa,3 so acceptable to the ministers, but so offensive to the people, and that of the debates it provoked, was so influential in preparing the minds of Marylanders for ...

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Tench Tilghman

Posted: (53 years ago) In all these movements, of course, Col. Tilghman was an active agent and participant '; but, as has been before stated, as these are matters of familiar history, they need not be noted in this memoir. The letters of Col. Tilghman which remain rarely make any reference to himself-his wants, his services, his sacrifices or his sufferings. There ...

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Edward Lloyd, The Senator

Posted: (53 years ago) Edward Lloyd (VII), the son of Edward Lloyd (VI), the fariner, and Alicia McBlair, was born in the house of his maternal grandparents in the city of Baltimore on the 22d day of October, 1825, the eldest of five children and the only son that attained majority. His early edu- cation was conducted by tutors, but when he arrived at proper age he ...

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Edward Lloyd, The Farmer, 1798-1861

Posted: (53 years ago) 1798-1861. When Edward Lloyd the fifth of the name, who was commonly called Governor, arrived at his majority, the happy event was suitably celebrated at Wye House by a convivial assemblage of relatives and friends, who in the midst of their hilarity, after dinner, called for the infant heir to the name and estate, Edward Lloyd (VI) Jr., who ...

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New Additions — July 1, 2018 – January 1, 2019

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 01, 2018 · Washington's Immortals : the untold story of an elite regiment who changed the course of the Revolution. Pirtle, Jeanne K. Sotterley Plantation. Rhodes, Jason. Crisfield : the first century. Rouse Company (Columbia, Md.) A future for Wye Island. Rukert, Norman G., 1915- Fort McHenry : home of the brave

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Edward Lloyd, The Puritan

Posted: (53 years ago) Whether any Quaker was ever whipped in Maryland is a matter of dispute, but Edward Lloyd, the Puritan, was a member of the council in 1659 that "issued an order 'to seize and whip them (Quakers) from constable to constable' until they be sent out of the province."-Neill's Founders of Maryland, p. 131.

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The Worthies of Talbot

Posted: (53 years ago) Of course there could be in such a man as be, no sanctimoniousness, but there was an abiding conviction of his dependence upon and responsibility to a higher power. He conformed to the usages of the Protestant Episcopal Church and accepted its confession of faith. His life was thoroughly exemplary, for though his manners were rough, and his ...

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Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2009 - 2014

Posted: (53 years ago) Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2015 - 2017. The Talbot County Free Library's (TCFL) new strategic plan builds upon the foundations of its FY2009-2014 predecessor in charting a course to measure our success as a community anchor and a center for education and lifelong learning.

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Edward Lloyd the President 1670-1718

Posted: (53 years ago) When Edward Lloyd (I), the Puritan, died in the city of London, in the year 1695, at an advanced age, he devised the plantation that was his home when in Maryland, but then in the occupancy of his widowed daughter-in-law Henrietta Maria (Neal, Bennett) Lloyd, reliet of his son Philemon (I) to his eldest grand-son Edward (11).

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Edward Lloyd, The Govenor

Posted: (53 years ago) It is proper to say that there was still a property restriction upon the eligibility of persons elected to hold office, and that this restriction was removed in 1810, when Col. Edward Lloyd (V) was Governor, with his approbation of course. 53 It may be well to note that the constitu- tional amendment which conferred the right of suffrage upon ...

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Robert Morris: The Oxford Merchant 1711-1750

Posted: (53 years ago) THE OXFORD MERCHANT. 1711-1750. It is difficult at this day to discover the causes of the concentration of trade at the pretty town of Oxford, which in the first half of the XVIII century gave to this port an importance second only to that of the provincial capital at Annapolis. The most rational of these are the excellence of its harbor, its ...

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